Convert px3 to pxl and set page size via command line?

Sometimes, you need to open a px3 file in pxl file document format, the procedure is that you first convert px3 to pxl and then you can proceed to set page size and something else. And how to convert and by what kind of tool, is a big question testing you. Don’t worry, the offers you PCL Converter command line, with which you could convert px3 to pxl and set page size at the same time conveniently. Maybe, you can't waiting, go for testifying!

The first step—Downloading

Follow this link to download PCL Converter command line

The whole package is just of 6.04 MB, making the downloading swiftly.

The second step—Launching

You have to launch  command prompt window. Because the command line is bound to be operated under the MS-DOS environment. The procedure is easy, and the following pictures will guide you.

1) Click “start” and then go to “Run”

click start 

click run

2) Input cmd into the following

run dialog

3) Press “ok”, you will find MS-DOS command prompt window popping up

command prompt

The third step—Inputting

Input command line to convert px3 to pxl and set page size, it goes below

pcltool.exe -width 800 -height 600 C:\in.px3 C:\out.pxl


  • C:\in.px3 is to specify a px3 filename or a directory for input,
  • C:\out.pxl is to specify the pxl file name for output.
  • width 800 -height 600 is to set page size width to 800 and height to 600.

Once the input is done, press “enter” key, you will see,

detailed operation of command line

The fourth step—Checking

Open the file to check, screenshot again

pxl file contained in PCL Converter folder

From the picture, you can find px3 file has been converted to pxl file successfully. And please open pxl file in a computer with a pxl reader or directly convert it to pdf to check the page size. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave them below.

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